SHERMAN – Tressa L. Prior, 39, of Sherman died at 10:33 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at her residence.
She was born June 2, 1970, in Springfield, the daughter of E. Deana Boling Achas. She married Rolly E. Prior.
She is survived by her husband, Rolly E. Prior of Sherman; a daughter, Heather M. Prior; a son, Adam E. Prior; and mother, E. Deana Achas of Springfield.
Tressa was a lifelong resident of the Springfield area. She was employed as office coordinator for the state of Illinois EPA in the Land Permits Section.
Tressa attended Knox Knolls Free Methodist Church. She enjoyed riding and caring for horses. She was a former judge at the Shoot to retrieve field trials. She was a graduate of Lanphier High School.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, at Knox Knolls Free Methodist Church, with the Rev. Hendrik Smidderks officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.